News and announcements

SENDirect, a new online service, set to revolutionise the way families with disabled children access health, education and social care services in their local authorities, will be unveiled today, the 21st January, at the Bett Education Summit in London’s Excel Centre. Their idea is simple; they...
21st January 2015
Unfortunately, as of the end of 2014 Family Fund will no longer be able to offer Travel Insurance. We appreciate that this will now mean an additional cost to families and we sincerely apologise to any families that this may affect. The reasons behind the withdrawal of the Travel Insurance company...
16th January 2015
Three quarters of low income families say children’s health hit by cold homes. The new research by the charity shows that three quarters of families are struggling to heat their homes so that no one feels cold. The knock-on effect is severe, with 75% of families saying it is negatively impacting...
15th January 2015
A new report out today (13th January) by Every Disabled Child Matters, a coalition of charities that campaign for the needs of disabled children, young people and their families, is calling on political parties to commit to addressing the needs of disabled children and young people ‘right from the...
13th January 2015
Turn2us, in collaboration with the Association of Charitable Organisations (ACO), has released new research providing insights into the vital work of the UK’s grant-giving charity sector. The results reveal that over a third (34%) of the charities surveyed have seen an increase in applications in...
17th December 2014
The Children’s Commissioner recently released a report entitled “They still need to listen more”: A report about disabled children and young people’s rights in England. The report was carried out by four young disabled researchers with thirty-four disabled children and young people being asked...
27th November 2014